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of America Opens
Full-Service Travel Center in Columbia, SC
OH – March 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / TravelCenters
of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping
Centers® travel center brands, has announced the expansion of its network
with the completion of construction and opening of Petro Columbia, located
at I-77, Exit 5 (2154 South Beltline Blvd.) Columbia, South Carolina.
and Columbia City Officials have worked closely together to ensure that
this newly constructed facility will have a positive impact on the city
and its economic development, as well as provide professional drivers and
local customers the finest in travel center amenities, entertainment and
Petro Columbia, open 24/7/365, offers:
drivers can also enjoy The Beltline Lanes and Gaming Center, an entertainment
offering constructed within the travel center that includes a 16 lane Brunswick
bowling facility, a 6,700-square-foot arcade gaming area and two visual
golf and gun range simulators. Drivers can enjoy a wide assortment of Quaker
Steak & Lube food options like delicious wings, pizza and beverages
from the gaming center’s own unique menu while they socialize and relax
with fellow drivers and guests.
truck service center for quick customer access to preventive maintenance,
tire and repair services;
lit truck parking lot with 134 truck parking spaces;
Steak and Lube® restaurant that seats 276 guests, including 38 patio
Coffee Company® that seats 76 guests and also offers outdoor patio
Mart® travel store stocked with Minit Mart’s refreshing Cool Cup®
fountain beverages, World Blends® Coffee, and fresh grab ‘n go food
clean and brightly lit restrooms;
facility with machines that accept credit/debit card payments and send
the user a text message when the cycle is finished;
showers operated by a fully automated reservation system, also accessible
through the TA/Petro TruckSmart® mobile app;
StayFit® fitness room (free to professional drivers who are UltraONE®
Driver Rewards Program members);
Parking that allows professional drivers to reserve a parking space;
driver movie and TV room, and much more!
had an exciting start to the year with the opening of our newest full-service
travel center perfectly situated right off Interstate 77 in South Carolina.
Our commitment to professional drivers and the motoring community starts
with a one stop facility to meet all their driving needs. This site especially
offers drivers some new and unique experiences with the Quaker Steak and
Lube restaurant and The Beltline Lanes bowling facility, while also delivering
on the unparalleled level of amenities and customer service they have come
to know and expect,” said Tom O’Brien, President and CEO of TravelCenters.
TravelCenters of America LLC
of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, conducts
business in 43 states and Canada, principally under the TA® and Petro
Stopping Centers® travel center brands and the Minit Mart® convenience
store brand. For more information on TravelCenters, TA, and Petro Stopping
Centers, please visit www.TA-Petro.com.
For more information on Minit Mart, please visit www.MinitMart.com.